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The Future of Health and Beauty Innovation and Life Sciences

Each PrimeUC event aims to recognize and support the most promising University of California startups, focusing primarily on the Life Sciences. Our goal is to develop the engineering sector for the future.

20 finalists

Grand prize $150K

Three prizes of $50K each


We need more doctors!

PrimeUC is not just a competition for startups, but more importantly a platform for innovation and entrepreneurship. Inspired by UC President Janet Napolitano, the project aims to recognize and support the most promising startups emerging from the University of California. It is a combination of vision, passion and innovation that aims to shape the future of entrepreneurship.

Project created in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to provide unique opportunities for Life Sciences start-ups.